BBC plans to counter North Korean propaganda with news, reports say

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UPDATED: 12:15 p.m. BST, Saturday

The BBC plans to propose doing a daily news broadcast into North Korea and a satellite TV service in Russia as part of a drive to counter state propaganda worldwide, reports said.

Britain’s public broadcaster, worried about democracy and the free press worldwide, will make the proposals Monday. The plan also includes expanding BBC Arabic coverage in north Africa and the Middle East, the Guardian reported Saturday.

A BBC spokesman told Mashable in an email that Director General Tony Hall will be setting out his plans Monday and it will include plans for Russia and North Korea. …

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Via: Mashable: Media

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